An analysis of the annual Pension List, from the first Resolution of the House to 1889, by William Morris Colles. Reprints all of the official lists with the reasons assigned for awarding the pension and the amount.
The periodical of the Society of Authors, published from May 1890 to the present. Initially published monthly, the periodical moved to ten issues a year from 1902 onwards, with vacant months in August and September.
Provides an overview of the costs of producing a book, from composition and typesetting to printing, binding, moulding, stereotyping and advertising. The chapters focus on three-volume, two-volume and one-volume novels, travel and science books,…
Written by Samuel Squire Sprigge to support the demand of the Society, as made in the Annual Report of 1889, for "just treatment as prevails in all other branches of business". With chapters on literary property and different profit systems.
Written by Samuel Squire Sprigge, providing a history of the French Society of Authors (founded in 1829). Offers an overview of the legal and political standing of authorship in France, and the work of the Society in changing the landscape.